Jared Sullinger

The Basketball Tournament is set to crown a champion in Baltimore

The Basketball Tournament is set to crown a champion in Baltimore

With Baltimore native and NBA star Carmelo Anthony serving as host and four teams vying for a $2 million prize, The Basketball Tournament will hold its semifinals Tuesday night at Coppin State.

With March Madness-style one-and-done games and the lure for former or middling professional players to garner scouts’ attention and earn some money, The Basketball Tournament has become a 64-team event with a national following. The semifinals and championship in Baltimore will be broadcast live on ESPN.

The first game Tuesday pits Scarlet & Gray, a team of recent Ohio State alumni — including 2012 first-round draft pick Jared Sullinger, who played in 11 games for the Toronto...

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